Cranberry Molasses Cookies
20 min
1 hr 05 min


2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup uncooked old-fashioned oats

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/4 cup low fat plain yogurt

1/4 cup mild flavor molasses

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 (6-ounce) package (1 1/4 cups) sweetened dried cranberries

1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped, toasted

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375ºF.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine flour, oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in bowl; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine brown sugar and light butter in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add yogurt, molasses and eggs; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour mixture; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in 3/4 cup cranberries and 2/3 cup walnuts.

  4. STEP 4

    Drop heaping teaspoonfuls of dough onto lightly greased cookie sheets. Press remaining cranberries and walnuts onto top of each cookie. Bake 9-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and centers are set. Remove to cooling rack; cool completely.

  5. STEP 5

    Store cooled cookies in container with tight-fitting lid.

Tip #1

Freeze cookies for up to 1 month in resealable plastic food bag. Let stand at room temperature until thawed.


4Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
85Sodium (mg)
19Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)


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